[Haskell-cafe] Cabal ^M bug

Brian Smith brianlsmith at gmail.com
Sat Nov 18 19:38:01 EST 2006

The password is haskell' (notice the apostrophe at the end). I think the
password should be changed to something easier to read.

Also, I can confirm that this is a bug because I have run into it myself.

- Brian

On 11/18/06, Vyacheslav Akhmechet <coffeemug at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cabal appears to have an end-of-line bug. If the .cabal file is
> created on Windows and the project is installed on a Unix system, the
> resulting executable ends up having ^M at the end because Cabal
> doesn't properly handle Windows line termination. If the .cabal file
> is converted to Unix style, everything installs as expected.
> I tried to submit a ticket to Cabal via the wiki but couldn't
> authenticate (guest/haskell, as says on the web page, doesn't seem to
> work). Also HackageDB link seems to be down. I'm not sure who's
> maintaining the project, so I'm emaling here.
> Thanks,
> - Slava.
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